WILLIAMS LAKE, BC: This morning on October 7, frontline RCMP officers in Williams Lake were contacted by a local school administrator after a child reported a man had asked her to get into his truck, while on her way from school the previous day.
According to the child, she had been walking alone in the area of Proctor Street and 3 Avenue between 3:00 and 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday October 6, when a man in a truck called her over and told her to get into his vehicle. The child did not comply and ran from home however did not immediately report the incident.
The truck is described as:
- Red and shiny with grey or silver stripe on the door
- Appeared brand new, or had been recently been washed
- Runs quietly
The man is described as;
- In his thirties
- Fair to Medium skin
- With red, black and blue tattoos (believed to be on his arms)
- Short, dark brown to black hair
- Spoke English with no accent
At present, no links can be found to this incident and a similar incident in Quesnel this week, however investigators are aware and will continue to monitor any new information and examine it for potential.
If you have information, please contact the Williams Lake RCMP at 250-392-6211 and cite file 2020-8893.